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by kens
Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Operating Little Hunk with tiller outboard
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: Operating Little Hunk with tiller outboard

Hi, welcome,
I had a very similar dory and it was just fine. A 20hp merc.
by kens
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: WithDrew's Ski King
Replies: 34
Views: 2706

Re: WithDrew's Ski King

I just looked at my mercruiser inline-6. the raw water enters the thermostat housing, and the thermostat hot water exit goes to the manifold thence thru the riser, and riser dumps overboard On your ford, I easily imagine the radiator outlet = raw water in to engine radiator inlet = hot water out to ...
by kens
Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: WithDrew's Ski King
Replies: 34
Views: 2706

Re: WithDrew's Ski King

I don't see myself dropping $600 on a set of risers so I will probably end up fabricating something - I've got a few drawings I'm working on now. I'll keep you posted as I move along. So now on to my next question - The flathead engine has 2 water circulation pumps built into the block. Based off t...
by kens
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 905
Views: 293564

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Sweeeet !!
the grain on that really POPS, what clear is that?
by kens
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: "Fishing Stories" by Glen-L Boatbuilders
Topic: What did you do with your Glen-L this week?
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: What did you do with your Glen-L this week?

Double Eagle is being refinished too. 15 years and the paint was looking kinda sad. Paint material supposed to be here today.
Along with a new fuel tank,
by kens
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: TNT and potential to porpoise
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: TNT and potential to porpoise

clicking on the TNT data page says the frames are solid stock, and no ply for the frames:

https://www.glen-l.com/designs/outboard/tnt-bom.html
by kens
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: TNT and potential to porpoise
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: TNT and potential to porpoise

Sorry, I don't understand your question: "I have noticed that a good percentage of them look as if they are in the porpoise position when they are idle in the water and most are porpoise when running." what is porpoise at idle? I looked quickly at TNTs on youtoob and didnt really see any porpoising....
by kens
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Electro Squirt build, East Nassau NY
Replies: 109
Views: 12628

Re: Electro Squirt build, East Nassau NY

yes, trim back a bit looks better.
Very nice build
by kens
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Registering a Home Built Boat by State / Country
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Registering a Home Built Boat by State / Country

Register State Georgia HIN number

Here is the link for state of Georgia, scroll down to apply for HIN
https://georgiawildlife.com/boating/reg ... supporting
by kens
Sat Jun 19, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: modified malahini
Replies: 478
Views: 217977

Re: modified malahini

Thats cool, I got my floor boards up right now, and need to do that.
The recent posts about foam blocks should be a sticky topic.
by kens
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:01 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: WithDrew's Ski King
Replies: 34
Views: 2706

Re: WithDrew's Ski King

might you be able to adapt any of these??
https://www.hardin-marine.com/c-1111-ta ... isers.aspx
by kens
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FL Tahoe 23
Replies: 35
Views: 5507

Re: FL Tahoe 23

if I remember correctly, I used all-thread rod for that, to get the length
and watch so that your fairing doesn't hit the bolt in the deep Vee of it
by kens
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cadillac inspiration in Boats
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: Cadillac inspiration in Boats

the Sea Lark looks like it was on the set of the TV show Fireball XL5, or Thunderbirds, or Supercar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l412qlmBJxI
by kens
Thu Jun 17, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: How much you guys spending on Topsides topcoat??
Replies: 0
Views: 181

How much you guys spending on Topsides topcoat??

How much you guys spending on your topsides paint? I am refinishing Double Eagle, and I always preferred spray painting. I put together a laundry list of everything I needd, sandpaper, primer, top paint, masking tape, paper, solvent, the whole works, and the price for a pallet full of stuff scared m...
by kens
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: WithDrew's Ski King
Replies: 34
Views: 2706

Re: WithDrew's Ski King

this is just thinking out loud, but these guys do a lot of exhaust fabrication, see how much twist/turns/snail curves they get by using mandrel bent tubing. yaa it is diesels, but perhaps you may take ideas downsize for the little ford, https://www.sbmar.com/featured-article/everything-you-need-to-k...

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